Book Reviews

Her Brother’s Keeper Review by Susan Ferrell

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Her Brother’s Keeper – A Story of Healing Review by Susan Ferrell It has been so long since I have seen a new release from Beth Wiseman (a full-length, Amish-genre release)! I actually caught my breath when I picked up her newest release, Her Brother’s Keeper, first in her Amish Secret Series. Wiseman fans (and Amish […]

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Amish Facts and Secrets Day Two by Beth Wiseman

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Readers of Amish fiction are well educated about the ways of the Plain People. Sometimes, it’s important to mention that rules vary from state to state, and even from district to district. I have an Amish friend in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. I was shocked the first time I went inside her home. There were pictures […]

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The Hardest Thing About Writing by Pat Davids

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People often ask me what is the hardest thing about writing a book. The answer is…writing. That’s it. That’s all I’ve got. Okay, I will elaborate to increase the word count a little on this post. The hardest thing about writing is actually typing words on a blank page. For me, dreaming up the story […]

Author Interviews

An Interview With Molly Jebber and Giveaway

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Molly Jebber is the author of Change of Heart, an Amish historical romance. Fascinated by the Amish history, culture, Molly perused her passion to write. Her love or writing led to a book deal with Kensington Publishing as well as three more titles debuting in 2015/2016. Publisher’s Weekly magazine announced and listed this book number […]

Book Reviews

The Decision – Not a Good One-Review by Susan Scott Ferrell

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Wanda Brunstetter has long been considered a front-runner in the Amish fiction genre. Her stories are woven with heart and faith. When I received a copy of her newest release, The Decision (first in her Prairie State Friends series), I was ready to dive into another Brunstetter winner. Unfortunately, I do not feel this novel […]

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Before the Amish Were Farmers by Olivia Newport

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One of the most common generalizations about the Amish is that they’re all farmers. While it is true that these days the Amish also run other income-generating businesses, they remain tied to the land. It wasn’t always that way. In the beginning, the Amish were educated people who lived in towns. Four hundred years ago […]